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Abolishing Arms That Could Abort Earth’s Future

The Earth Day 2018 theme is abolishing plastic pollution. In the 1960’s movie “The Graduate” Dustin Hoffman portrayed a young student who was advised by his wise uncle in one word: “Plastic!” In the 21st century the one word is “TRASH” that will not disappear and is taking over our ocean. Visit www.5gyres.org for latest [...]

Resurrection Now!

Rev. Barnabas Ahearn (1916-1995), was a prominent biblical scholar emerging from the École Biblique in Jerusalem who later served as an adviser to Bishops at the second Vatican council (1962 – 1965). The first day of April 2018 millions of Christians celebrated Easter, a moveable feast yearly observed the first Sunday after the first full [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|Peace, Spiritual, Stories|1 Comment

Mike Pense Did Not Reduce Tension on Korean Border

Richard Nixon was the first president in USA history to visit China following the ping pong unification of China and the USA.  Senators of Chinese ancestry named Spong, Fong and Wong were so thrilled they proposed every church bell in the country be rung to celebrate the joyful occasion when the US ping pong team [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|Corporate Responsibility, Peace, Politics|0 Comments

FOR ME GOD IS TRUTH

Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948) was our most prominent advocate of non-violence in the 20th century. Words of the final paragraph of his autobiography entitled “My Experiments with Truth” are worthy of memorization by all who are very anxious about survival in an age which multiplies bloodshed like mushrooms in forests near the Mississippi river in Illinois [...]

By | January 18th, 2018|Literacy, Peace, Politics, Spiritual|0 Comments

Hawaiians Survived To Thank God for Golf

January 13, 2018, citizens of Hawaii, the western defense perimeter of our nation, were ordered to seek shelter or “shelter in place” because a nuclear strike was imminent. “This is not a test!” Everyone was warned. For 38 minutes all in Hawaii froze in fear of immediate incineration by a nuclear weapon about to find [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|Peace, Poetry, Politics, Weapons of Mass Destruction|0 Comments

New Book by Daniel Ellsberg Every Literate Person Should Read In 2018

A 1937-1938 World’s Fair time capsule contained predictions about the year 6939. We might journey through the next 4000 years 2018 - 6939 on one condition:   Our “new abolition” will be recognized by all nations.  Abolition of nuclear weapons was sought by popes and religious leaders since the 1960’s. Many who savored life in 2017 [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|Environment, Peace, Politics, Weapons of Mass Destruction|0 Comments

The New Abolition Depends On Each One Of Us 

Hungarian novelist Arthur Koestler was asked what is the most significant date in human history? He responded without hesitation – “August 6, 1945, when Hiroshima was destroyed by one atomic bomb. Before that date we had only to contend with our own individual death; after Hiroshima we must cope with extinction of our species.” Global [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|Peace, Politics, Weapons of Mass Destruction|0 Comments

How Do We Stop Mass Shootings?

The Arizona Republic (October 22, 2017) had one idea – The Domestic Violence Loophole Closure Act. Editors of the column neglected one possibility in examining the nauseating frequency of USA mass shootings. Could carnage occurring in churches, night clubs, theaters (Lafayette, LA) or anywhere people assemble from Boston to Texas and beyond be a reflection [...]

By | November 25th, 2017|Peace, Politics, War Crimes, Weapons of Mass Destruction|0 Comments

The New Abolition Received A Nobel Peace Prize

Elijah Parish Lovejoy (1802-1837) is a heroic abolitionist of slavery who carried on his campaign in Alton, Illinois. In their first assault, pro slavery advocates beat Lovejoy. He continued until the second assault when the ruffians who supported slavery beat him again then threw his printing press into the Mississippi river. Undaunted, Lovejoy carried on [...]

The First “9/11” Event Was Engineered In Santiago, Chile

“Today in History” columns of newspapers are rewarding reading. Is it patriotism or historical blindness that allow writers of such columns to forget the indisputable fact Salvador Allende, a democratically elected President of Chile was surrounded by tanks near the Presidential residence, then overthrown by a bloody coup on 9/11/1973? ”9/11” in New York City [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Corporate Responsibility, Peace, War Crimes|0 Comments